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Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek
Born: Mar 23, 1949 in Baltimore, MD
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Although he's best known as the leader, singer, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter for the Cars, Ric Ocasek has also produced for a wide variety of other artists over the years. Born Richard Otcasek in Baltimore, MD, on March 23, 1949, Otcasek was 16 when he became interested in music via such early rockers ...Read full biography
Released: 1997
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Perhaps inspired by the alternative bands he produced (Weezer, Bad Religion, Hole, Nada Surf), Ric Ocasek decided to return to guitar pop with Troublizing. In many ways, its angular riffs, pulsating rhythms ...Read full review
Fireball Zone
Released: 1990
Label: Reprise
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Fireball Zone marked the beginning of the second half of Ric Ocasek's solo career. His first two releases, 1983's Beatitude and 1986's This Side of Paradise, were really extensions of Ocasek's work with ...Read full review
More Ric Ocasek albums: Main Albums (8), Singles & EPs (7)
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